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  • Irradiated ‘Spent’ Nuclear Power Fuel: Characteristics and Storage - Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    • 29 views
    An overview of high and ‘regular’ “burn up” fuel, aging fuel, characteristics and dangers of pools and dry casks, hardened on-site storage (HOSS), and irradiated fuel reprocessing.

    Presented Thurs...
  • High Level Nuclear Waste: Centralized 'Interim' Storage & Transport Dangers - Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    • 12 views
    An overview of high level nuclear waste, the proposed "storage solutions," and the resulting dangers and environmental injustices.

    Presented Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 8 pm to 9:30pm EST by...
  • An Introduction to Nuclear Power and the Nuclear Fuel Chain - Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    • 34 views
    An overview of the Nuclear Fuel Chain: uranium mining, milling, conversion, "enrichment" (concentrating U- 235), fuel fabrication, nuclear power reactors, waste and routine radioactive emissions, n...
  • Gordon Edwards on the Problem of Radioactive Nuclear Waste - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    • 153 views
    Gordon Edwards, scientist and founder of the Institute for Resource and Security Studies, discusses the problem of radioactive nuclear waste.

    Edwards argues that there is no solution to the storag...
  • George Crocker on the Democratic Control of Energy Production and Distribution - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    • 36 views
    George Crocker (Executive Director at North American Water Office)Discusses:

    -Energy economics
    George talks about making an energy policy that serves people, not corporations. Micro grids play an...
  • #NuclearIsDirty - Year-End Message from the NIRS Team! - Duration: 2 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 62 views
    Hear from the NIRS staff about our #NuclearIsDirty project and what you can do to support building a stronger movement stop nuclear power and promote the shift to clean energy in 2017.
  • In this installment in our #NuclearIsDirty series, we provide an inside view from nuclear field technician Lucas Hixson on the impacts of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and the ongoing efforts to manage the site.

    Lucas recently traveled to Ukraine and spent ten days with people who work at the Chernobyl reactor site today, 30 years after the consequential release of radioactivity from this site began. He takes us from the moment the Unit 4 reactor failed on April 26, 1986, the aftermath, and th...

    #NuclearIsDirty: Chernobyl +30 -- A Look from the Inside, with Lucas Hixson - Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 517 views
    In this installment in our #NuclearIsDirty series, we provide an inside view from nuclear field technician Lucas Hixson on the impacts of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and the ongoing efforts to mana...
  • 42816indianpointsbafflingreactorvesselbolts - Duration: 52 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 137 views
    An investigation of bolts on the reactor pressure vessels at New York's Indian Point nuclear power plant indicated numerous problems and failures. This webinar looks at that investigation, and its ...
  • 2016 03 25 15 01 Canaries in the Uranium Mine The Abandoned Uranium Mine Crisis and the Campaign to - Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 110 views
    March 25, 2016 NIRS webinar on widespread radioactive contamination around abandoned uranium mines across the U.S. and the campaign to force their clean-up.
  • nukesaredirtyintro - Duration: 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 192 views
    Nuclear power is dirty--from cradle to grave. At the beginning of the fuel chain, uranium mining, milling, processing and enrichment cause widespread environmental devastation and produces enormous...
  • NuclearStory Complete 030415 - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 78 views
    Make Nuclear History! New, clickless (you don't need to click to visit different options, the video plays straight through), version of the viral video sensation. Watch, and then take action here: ...
  • dontnukeclimateintro - Duration: 2 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 151 views
    NIRS' executive director Tim Judson talks about the importance of the international Don't Nuke the Climate campaign, which is educating, organizing and mobilizing for adoption of a nuclear-free, ca...
  • Bonnie Raitt, Graham Nash, and Jackson Browne video tributes to NIRS' President Michael Mariotte - Duration: 86 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,079 views
    Bonnie Raitt, Graham Nash, and Jackson Browne sent video tributes to Michael Mariotte, President of Nuclear Information and Resource Service, for his lifetime achievement award ceremony in November...
  • timothea415 - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 27 views
    Take two minutes to watch NIRS board member Timothea Howard speak on the importance of NIRS' Michael Mariotte Legacy Fund.
  • mmhighlights1114hd - Duration: 8 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 105 views
    Highlights of November 2014 ceremony, hosted by Ralph Nader, of presentation by 14 clean energy/environmental organizations of lifetime achievement award to NIRS President Michael Mariotte. To cont...
  • timjudson215 - Duration: 6 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 71 views
    NIRS Executive Director Tim Judson discusses the Michael Mariotte Legacy Fund and the importance of building the movement to keep nuclear power out of international climate change negotiations and ...
  • NIRS%20v5 HD - Duration: 5 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 190 views
    Building a nuclear-free, carbon-free energy system is the goal of Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS). This video talks about a few of NIRS' many victories, our grassroots-oriented phil...
  • Dominique French - Need for changes in NRC emergency planning regulations - Duration: 8 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 54 views
    Dominique French, Campaigner with Nuclear Information and Resource Service, speaks at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in September 2012 on the need to improve emergency planning regulations and e...
  • Michael Mariotte - Need for changes in NRC emergency planning regulations - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 47 views
    Michael Mariotte, executive director of Nuclear Information and Resource Service, speaks at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in September 2012 on the need to improve emergency planning regulations...
  • Ned Ryan Doyle: The Strategies & Economics of Sustainable Energy Options - Duration: 15 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 210 views
    Ned Ryan Doyle of SAFE Carolinas discusses policies, strategies, and economics of sustainable energy options at the Know Nukes Y'All Summit in Chattanooga, TN, June 30, 2012.
  • Grappling With Nuclear Power - Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    • 252 views
    This town hall style event provided a forum for the public to learn about nuclear power, ask questions, and express their opinions, fears, and comments; particularly after the recent Fukushima Daii...
  • Michael Mariotte of NIRS telling NRC to close GE Mark I reactors - Duration: 7 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 475 views
    Michael Mariotte of NIRS speaking at NRC meeting October 7, 2011 tells the NRC to close GE Mark I reactors now.
  • M.U.S.E. - ATOM FIRE - JOEL RAFAEL - Duration: 3 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 609 views
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